A beautiful day at the TheaterMania Block Party.
A beautiful day at the TheaterMania Block Party.
(© David Gordon)

Today's the day of TheaterMania's annual Block Party, a celebration of all things New York theater that takes place during the Third Avenue Community Fair. TheaterMania's block can be found between 74th and 75th Streets from noon to 5pm on Third Avenue and will feature attractions such as contests and giveaways as well as a free concert.

Scheduled from 12pm-5pm, the concert will be hosted by the magician Amazing Max and will feature performances by Broadway shows Cirque du Soleil Paramour, Chicago, and Waitress. The Saunders Siblings, Jay Armstrong Johnson (On the Town), You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, the Little Orchestra Society, A Taste of Things to Come, and Rock Star Karaoke will also be on hand.

Several additional Broadway musicals will have booths on the block. Those shows include A Bronx Tale - The Musical, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical, Chicago, Jersey Boys, Matilda The Musical, On Your Feet!, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, Something Rotten!, The Great Comet, and Waitress.

Stop by to take in a free performance and to get insider information about the latest happenings on the New York City theater and performing-arts scene.